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    Destroy All Monsters (1968)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Destroy All Monsters (1968) 2.7.19 Players: Austin, Maxx Commentary begins at 9:48 — Notes — The Kaiju Film: A Critical Study of Cinema’s Biggest Monsters by Jason Barr — This is the book we…

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    Watership Down (1978)

     This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Watership Down (1978) 2.1.19 Players: Austin, Maxx Commentary begins at 11:38 — Notes — “Watership Down director explains why the Netflix version is less bloody” by James Hibberd on Entertainment Weekly We watched the…

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    Mortal Kombat (1995)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Mortal Kombat (1995) 1.18.19 Players: Austin, Maxx Commentary track begins at 19:27 — Notes — We weren’t able to determine whether or not Bruce Lee and Chuck Norris ever actually fought one another, but…

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    Bird Box (2018)

    This is week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Bird Box (2018) 1.11.19 Players: Austin, Maxx Commentary begins at 14:55 — Notes — The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms & Literary Theory by J. A. Cuddon — This book’s a very helpful resource…

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    Ministry of Fear (1944)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Ministry of Fear (1944) 12.20.18 Players: Austin, Maxx Commentary begins at 24:00 — Notes — We watched the Criterion Collection release of Ministry of Fear for this episode. “The sprawling, obsessive career of Fritz Lang”…

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    Krampus (2015)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Krampus (2015) 12.20.18 Players: Austin, Maxx Commentary begins at 29:45 — Notes — A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origins of the Sublime and the Beautiful by Edmund Burke — We only mention the concept of…

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    Event Horizon (1997)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Event Horizon (1997) 12.13.18 Players: Austin, Maxx Commentary begins at 20:58 — Notes — Two Paddocks is the only vine yard in the world where Sam Neill stomps on the grapes himself! Sam begins his…

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    Strangers on a Train (1951)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Strangers on a Train (1951) 12.7.18Players: Austin, Maxx Commentary starts at 28:35 — Notes — Hitchcock’s Films Revisited by Robin Wood — There are several iterations of this book, the first in 1965 and the latest…

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    Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) 11.30.18 Players: Austin, Maxx Commentary begins at: 50:30 — Notes — “Kubo and the Two Strings Is A SEQUEL!? – Gaijin Goombah” and “White Washing in Kubo and…